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Welcome to my journal. I post weekly to share my years of experience as a Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur wedding, Elopement, and Proposal photographer. You can explore guides filled with tips on various locations, venues, and more.

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Big Sur Surprise Proposal | Josh & Jane Josh reached out to me to plan the perfect Surprise Proposal in Big Sur. Josh and Jane both love hiking and the outdoors, so we knew this trail along the coast in Big Sur was the perfect location for Josh to surprise Jane with a proposal. Jane […]

Big Sur Surprise Proposal | Katherine & Ian When Ian reached out to me about his proposal plans, I was super excited to hear all about his vision! Ian had his heart set on proposing to his dream girl in her favorite place in the world: Big Sur. Can you blame her? Big Sur is […]

Calla Lilly Valley Proposal | Juan & Dairis When Juan reached out to me to help him plan and photograph his proposal to Dairis, he knew exactly what he wanted in terms of the proposal! He told me Dairis’ favorite place ever was Calla Lilly Valley in Big Sur. He envisioned proposing to Dairis there […]

Big Sur Proposal | Lauren & Ryan This Big Sur surprise proposal was one for the books!! Ryan and Lauren are from the East Coast and were traveling through California on a trip. Obviously, they had to make a stop in Big Sur, but Ryan wanted to make it super special! Ryan had booked me […]

Carmel-By-The-Sea Surprise Proposal | Tom & Abby There have been so many amazing surprise proposals lately and I am in love with each and every one of them. Tom and Abby’s Carmel-By-The-Sea Surprise Proposal was definitely a memorable one! When I first met Tom, he told me that he met Abby at Wake Forest University […]

Carmel Surprise Proposal | Jordan & Danielle I had the immense honor of being able to photograph Jordan and Danielle’s Carmel Surprise Proposal down on the beach! These two lovebirds traveled all the way from Los Angeles to make this stunning proposal a reality and it was nothing short of perfect! I had been in […]

Big Sur Surprise Proposal | Sean & Sabrina Sean contacted me to capture a big moment in his and Sabrina’s life: their Big Sur surprise proposal!! Sean shared with me that he had always pictured himself proposing to Sabrina on the beach in Big Sur. He dreamed of having proposal photos with Big Sur’s beautiful […]

Carmel Surprise Propsal | Ramon & Sophia I photographed one of the sweetest surprise proposals at Carmel State Beach! Ramon contacted me early on in his planning to help him craft the perfect proposal for Sophia. He wanted every moment to be memorable! Ramon chose to propose at Carmel State Beach where he and Sophia […]

For the moment your partner gets down on one knee and the two of you begin the next chapter of your love story, here are my top five proposal venues! Whether it’s a surprise or not, proposals are full of bright faces and smiling eyes. It goes without saying then, that every proposal photographer’s camera […]

Pebble Beach Proposal Picnic I photographed Grant and Adrianna’s proposal picnic in Spanish Bay and it was a dream!! Grant pulled out all the stops to ensure that this proposal was nothing short of perfect. Grant worked closely with me along with Pebble Beach Company to pull together this dreamy proposal. With the help of […]

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